Ban Gu

Ban Gu (Chinese: 班固; Wade–Giles: Pan Ku; AD 32–92), courtesy name Mengjian (孟堅), was a 1st century Chinese historian and poet best known for his part in compiling the Book of Han. He also wrote a number of fu, the main poetic genre of the Han era. A number of Ban's fu are anthologized by Xiao Tong in the Wen Xuan.

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